Urban beekeeping in Seoul: More than just honey

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Bees are fast disappearing globally, which is bad news for farmers. More than a third of the world’s crop production is dependent on bee pollination, which means any drop in their population is detrimental to the agricultural ecosystem. Urban beekeeping is one way to protect these hard-working insects.
 CCTV’s U-Jean Jung takes a look at how more buildings in Seoul are buzzing with urban apiaries. Follow U-Jean Jung on Twitter @ujeanjung

Urban bee-keeping in Seoul: More than just honey

Urban bee-keeping in Seoul: More than just honey

Bees were on top of the endangered species list. More than a-third of the world's crop production is dependent on bee pollination, which means any drop in their population is detrimental to the agricultural ecosystem. Urban bee-keeping is one way to protect these hard-working insects. CCTV's U-Jean Jung takes a look at how more buildings in Seoul are buzzing with urban apiaries.


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